Amitriptyline is a tricyclic antidepressant and is indicated in the management of depressive illness and treating nocturnal enuresis in children. Side-effects include: arrhythmias and heart block, anxiety, dizziness, agitation, confusion, sleep disturbances, irritability and paraesthesia.
SST (gold top), serum (red top) or heparin (green top)
1 mL pre-dose trough sample
Up to 6 weeks
Not currently performed in house; this is a referred test.